What state, county and municipal workers make

Excluding New York City, more than half a million state, county and municipal workers in New York made $29 billion in the fiscal year that ended on March 31, 2017, according to data provided by the Office of State Comptroller. That represents a 2.8 percent increase from the year before. Data for the 2015-16 year were also included in the table below.

You can also see this list of more than 500,000 government employees rounded up into a a database of more than 3,000 governmental units in New York State.

The data below, which cover active employees enrolled in the New York State and Local Retirement System, were obtained via a Freedom of Information Law request. You can read more here. This database was posted on Nov. 28, 2017.

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Name Employer name Amount Date Fiscal year Pension group
Name CENTER, MAUREEN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,495.17 Date 08/16/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name OWCZARZAK, RICHARD F Employer name Dept Transportation Region 5 Amount $83,494.81 Date 09/20/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PHELAN, LISA A Employer name SUNY Health Sci Center Syracuse Amount $83,494.67 Date 03/29/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAITO, DOMINICK T Employer name Division of State Police Amount $83,494.31 Date 01/30/2012 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name DI PRIMA, JOSEPH Employer name Supreme Ct-Queens Co Amount $83,494.18 Date 10/30/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EKONG, ENOBONG C Employer name NY Institute Special Education Amount $83,493.83 Date 06/17/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PRESSLEY, SANDRA A Employer name Westchester County Amount $83,493.75 Date 06/29/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAC DOUGAL, DARIN M Employer name Watertown Corr Facility Amount $83,493.56 Date 11/27/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIZZO, JOSEPH F Employer name Smithtown CSD Amount $83,492.72 Date 01/14/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name STANTON, EDWARD R Employer name Attica Corr Facility Amount $83,492.47 Date 12/11/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CACCIATORE, NICHOLAS A Employer name Niagara Frontier Trans Auth Amount $83,492.43 Date 02/04/2015 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name PENDERS, RONALD S Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,492.19 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REESE SMITH, PAMELA M Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,492.19 Date 04/02/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GADSON, RONALD G Employer name Appellate Div 3Rd Dept Amount $83,492.08 Date 09/20/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DEL GIORNO, ROBERT W Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,491.75 Date 08/14/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BURNETTER, MICHAEL P Employer name Department of State Amount $83,491.74 Date 08/21/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MATHEW, LISSY Employer name Rockland Psych Center Amount $83,491.25 Date 05/16/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NOTABARTOLO, THOMAS J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,491.18 Date 06/27/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name VENZA, ELAINE M Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,491.15 Date 05/29/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name THARRETT, AUTUMN M Employer name City of Syracuse Amount $83,490.53 Date 09/11/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CASTANEDA, FLOR E Employer name State Insurance Fund-Admin Amount $83,490.49 Date 08/30/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ZIMMERMAN, LANCE Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,490.00 Date 05/17/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name NOGEE, FREDA W Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $83,489.55 Date 09/15/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CIOFFI, NICHOLAS J Employer name Department of Health Amount $83,489.06 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SEROCKI, PAULA A Employer name Town of Smithtown Amount $83,488.27 Date 08/09/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PLACELLA, WAYNE R Employer name Oyster Bay-East Norwich CSD Amount $83,487.87 Date 07/09/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WELTON, MICHAEL J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,487.72 Date 10/16/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HALL-NELSON, BRIDGETTE M Employer name Metropolitan Trans Authority Amount $83,487.47 Date 12/09/2010 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BALLARD, LORENZO A Employer name Marcy Correctional Facility Amount $83,487.00 Date 07/08/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COLEMAN, CHERYL L Employer name Western New York DDSO Amount $83,486.71 Date 11/19/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MONROE, JACOB J Employer name Central NY Psych Center Amount $83,486.26 Date 01/09/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CAMPBELL, MICHELLE Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,486.09 Date 08/29/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RIVEIRO, MICHAEL Employer name 10Th Jd Nassau Nonjudicial Amount $83,485.50 Date 02/21/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GASTIN, DANIEL V Employer name Dept of Correctional Services Amount $83,485.48 Date 11/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LYNCH, ROBERT S Employer name City of Albany Amount $83,485.07 Date 02/23/2004 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name VELLA, CRAIG J Employer name Boces-Nassau Sole Sup Dist Amount $83,485.02 Date 01/16/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAMBINO, ALYSSA D Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,484.97 Date 07/21/2011 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name EVANS, JOEL K Employer name Elmira Corr Facility Amount $83,484.94 Date 12/14/1987 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCOTT, WILMA E Employer name Creedmoor Psych Center Amount $83,484.05 Date 07/03/2003 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DI FULVIO, CASEY J Employer name Village of Endicott Amount $83,483.16 Date 02/14/2014 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name MOY, KAN F Employer name NYS Power Authority Amount $83,481.99 Date 04/25/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name REUSCH, JUSTIN A Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,481.93 Date 06/09/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MAGGIO, DORE A Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,481.31 Date 01/17/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ERLICHMAN, NICOLE B Employer name Elmira Psych Center Amount $83,480.05 Date 03/06/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name KALOTKIN, ANNETTE Employer name 10Th Jd Suffolk Co Nonjudicial Amount $83,479.32 Date 04/30/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARDELLA, PINO J Employer name Monroe County Amount $83,479.01 Date 10/24/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LENIHAN, KERRY G Employer name City of Rye Amount $83,478.99 Date 03/11/1974 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TRIFIRO, MICHAEL J Employer name Greece CSD Amount $83,478.85 Date 12/03/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GAYNOR, RABIAH M Employer name NYS Community Supervision Amount $83,478.62 Date 05/26/1995 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GULICK, ROBERT A Employer name SUNY College Techn Farmingdale Amount $83,478.49 Date 05/05/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SORRENTO, VICTOR S Employer name Lakeview Shock Incarc Facility Amount $83,478.33 Date 03/07/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NORMAN, RHONDA E Employer name Long Island Dev Center Amount $83,478.29 Date 07/12/1979 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BRIEGER, KEVIN S Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $83,478.18 Date 06/01/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PITSINOS, PAMELA P Employer name Orange County Amount $83,478.12 Date 02/26/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FITZER, KENNETH R Employer name Village of Rockville Centre Amount $83,478.09 Date 08/18/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROMANO, FREDRICK M Employer name Downstate Corr Facility Amount $83,477.80 Date 08/18/2005 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BIEGLER, DEBORAH Employer name Nassau County Amount $83,477.35 Date 07/09/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FIDD, JAMES A Employer name Warren County Amount $83,476.92 Date 02/26/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name NEALY, REGINALD A Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,476.84 Date 03/26/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BROZYNA, STEVEN J Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,475.60 Date 04/04/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name COOPER, JACQUELINE R Employer name Lewis County Amount $83,475.08 Date 05/21/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GONYO, MARTINE M Employer name Clinton County Amount $83,474.86 Date 09/09/1981 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FABRIZIO, KAREN L Employer name Onondaga County Amount $83,474.86 Date 03/07/1997 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BEAUDETTE, CHRISTOPHER S Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,474.41 Date 07/31/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ADEGOKE, ADEDAMOLA M Employer name Kirby Forensic Psych Center Amount $83,473.94 Date 09/10/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HUNT, CHRISTOPHER E Employer name Suffolk County Water Authority Amount $83,473.40 Date 01/11/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ANDERSEN, ERIC S Employer name City of Newburgh Amount $83,472.13 Date 09/06/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLVIN, ADAM L Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $83,471.37 Date 08/13/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name TUCKER, JASON Employer name Children & Family Services Amount $83,471.04 Date 12/07/2006 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name FESSETTE, ERIC M Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,470.72 Date 03/13/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CATANZARO, SAMUEL J Employer name Erie County Water Authority Amount $83,470.46 Date 01/21/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BAKER, KEVIN J Employer name Altona Corr Facility Amount $83,469.90 Date 06/06/1983 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DROLLETTE, CHRISTOPHER J Employer name Clinton Corr Facility Amount $83,468.47 Date 01/08/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RENSING, FREDERICK L Employer name Longwood CSD at Middle Island Amount $83,468.24 Date 02/21/1989 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name MENG, BIN Employer name SUNY at Stony Brook Hospital Amount $83,467.83 Date 02/25/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SHEAHAN, RICHARD T Employer name City of Yonkers Amount $83,467.82 Date 02/20/2001 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PORZIO, KEITH Employer name Town of Hempstead Amount $83,467.75 Date 10/03/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SCATURRO, ANGELO F Employer name Greene County Amount $83,467.62 Date 05/26/1994 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DAVIS, ROBERT B Employer name City of Gloversville Amount $83,467.28 Date 03/15/1998 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name KURIAN, LIZY J Employer name Pilgrim Psych Center Amount $83,467.07 Date 04/06/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name SPAULDING, SUSAN A Employer name City of Rochester Amount $83,467.05 Date 02/18/1986 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ARIKUPURATHU, LISY J Employer name Bernard Fineson Dev Center Amount $83,466.92 Date 03/05/1992 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DE CARLO, ROCCO F Employer name Office of General Services Amount $83,466.68 Date 09/23/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETRAULT, PATRICK Employer name Town of Huntington Amount $83,466.36 Date 11/10/2008 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name ROBINSON, WAYNE N Employer name Eastern NY Corr Facility Amount $83,465.91 Date 07/29/2002 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BUSWELL, PETER A Employer name Dpt Environmental Conservation Amount $83,465.79 Date 04/08/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name COLBERT, TERENCE D Employer name Bedford Hills Corr Facility Amount $83,465.47 Date 02/19/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name WITTEK, ANTHONY C Employer name Dutchess County Amount $83,465.42 Date 03/30/2009 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HARMON, JAMES E Employer name Erie County Amount $83,464.38 Date 02/20/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name DUHART, RONALD J Employer name Coxsackie Corr Facility Amount $83,464.08 Date 09/10/1984 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name RUSHFORD, MATHEW W Employer name Upstate Correctional Facility Amount $83,463.33 Date 05/01/2000 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name TETTE, THOMAS M Employer name Town of Penfield Amount $83,463.00 Date 12/18/2007 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name JOHNSON, TIMOTHY P Employer name Sullivan Corr Facility Amount $83,462.89 Date 06/03/1985 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name CARSON, THOMAS M Employer name Wende Corr Facility Amount $83,462.41 Date 02/08/1988 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name GOMEZ, MOISES I Employer name Port Authority of NY & NJ Amount $83,462.23 Date 04/23/1990 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name PATEL, VILAS M Employer name NYS Gaming Commission Amount $83,461.97 Date 03/19/1993 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name LOOMIS, RICHARD A Employer name Hudson Corr Facility Amount $83,461.66 Date 09/16/1982 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name HOFFMAN, ERIC P Employer name Shawangunk Correctional Facili Amount $83,461.57 Date 09/09/1996 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System
Name BOBROWICH, SCOTT N Employer name City of Schenectady Amount $83,461.48 Date 01/13/2013 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Police & Fire Retirement System
Name CROWLEY, KEVIN L Employer name Harborfields Public Library Amount $83,461.48 Date 10/21/1991 Fiscal year 2015-16 Pension group Employee Retirement System